[Sharing]How to play Blu-ray movies in VLC on Mac with selected audios/subs?
Up to now, no software manufacturers have developed a professional Blu-ray player for Mac OS like the PowerDVD for Windows, so it has been a troublesome thing for Mac users to play encrypted Blu-ray movies on Mac computers for a long time. In this guide, we intend to detail a simple instruction on how to play Blu-ray movies in VLC media player on Mac with selected audio tracks and subtitles streams. If you are looking for such a solution, just feel free to check detailed guide below.
Part 1: Rip Blu-ray to MKV with lossless quality by using Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac
Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is the professional Mac solution to backup Blu-ray movies and standard DVD movies to MKV container format without any quality loss. It is able to package multiple audio tracks, subtitles streams, and chapter information in the source BD/DVD movie into a single MKV file and then enable users to choose during playback with Mac VLC player.
Step 1: Free download Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac, install and launch it
Once run the program, click “DVD/Blu-ray Disc” icon to load the source movie from your external BD drive.
Step 2: Select wanted audio tracks and subtitles streams
The main title in the BD movie is checked by default soon after loading, you can click the “triangle icon” before the main title to see detailed adios/subs information in the source file. In the meantime, you can uncheck unwanted audio/subtitles tracks and just keep the ones you need at will.
Step 3: Backup BD to MKV with multiple audios and subtitles
Click the big button “MKV” to start ripping Blu-ray to MKV with lossless quality. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac will finish conversion at super fast speed, and meanwhile keep 1080p HD quality at original 16:9 aspect ratio without any quality loss. After the conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the output MKV files with ease.
Part 2: Play Blu-ray in Mac VLC with selected audios/subs
The MKV files generated by Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac are compatible with Mac VLC media player. The following steps show you how to select wanted audio track and subtitles track during watching ripped BD MKV files with VLC on Mac.
Step 1: Run VLC player, and add the MKV file created by Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac into VLC for playback.
Step 2: Select audio track
When the MKV file is starting playing, just follow “Audio” > “Audio Track” to select your wanted audio track. See details in the following screenshot:
Step 3: Select subtitles track
Follow “Video” > “Subtitles Track” to choose your needed subs as appearing subs during playback.
After the above settings completed, you are able to play MKV in VLC with selected audios/subs on your Mac computer without any troubles. Hope this helps.
If you are running a Windows PC and wanna select a certain chapter for playback, you can see how to play ripped Blu-ray movies in VLC Media Player by chapters.